How to Export Cosmetics to the EU (+UK): A Step by Step Approach to Compliance

Matteo Zanotti Russo
Thursday , 23rd May 2019
Angel Consulting

The European cosmetic products market, with a value of € 80 billion, is certainly an attractive target for every company. In addition to brand importation, the European market is also interesting for third-party producers that can take charge of manufacturing commissions. At the same time, exploration of the EU market is a challenge, as the complex regulatory structure, restructured in 2013 and constantly implemented, often poses obstacles that can hinder and discourage companies. Knowledge of the critical issues is fundamental to implement a strategy that makes exportation to Europe perfectly achievable.

  1. Background: The Basis of the EU Regulation and the Difference between EU and Chinese Approval Procedures

  2. The Requirements

  3. What to do, Step by Step

  4. Common Mistakes and Best Practice: How to Make it Easy

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Matteo Zanotti Russo 
International Regulation Compliance Specialist

Matteo Zanotti Russo is graduated in Industrial Chemistry at Bologna University. Owner and founder of Angel Consulting, a consultancy company located in Italy, author of several publications and co-author of Harry’s Cosmeticology. He collaborates with trade associations in Europe, Russia, Israel, Brazil and with numerous universities; he teaches cosmetic legislation at the University of Genoa, Siena, Rome and Tel Aviv. It coordinates a structure of about 12 experts with whom it follows about 200 cosmetic companies from all over the world. To help Asian cosmetic companies, he has a partnership with REACH24H Consulting Group.

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